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Articles tagged "power"
Coal, nuclear, oil, wind, gas, solar—which one is going to kill you?
Plenty about Texas is backwards. Just not its energy future.
Can pee really replace gasoline?
The result is a new battery design that holds a charge of 1,000 milliamp hours per gram through 600 tested charge cycles of two hours charging, two hours discharging.
The company has now said that power to the island should be restored by Saturday, though some parts of the city would have to wait until mid-November.
In the lobby, a family of New Yorkers was worrying, praying, reading, and waiting too. The reprieve they sought was quick, temporary, but essential. They needed a charge.
this is amazing: it’s a time lapse video of the storm hitting Manhattan. Waters surge, rain pounds, the power goes out.
8 million lost power, New York’s subway is underwater. Yet we’ve still gotten a hell of a lot better at hurricanes over the years.
It’d be amazing if Sandy’s 90 mph winds and roaring storm surges didn’t put out the lights, so precarious is our patchwork and aged electrical grid.
If it knocks out power to any of the power plants that lie directly in its path, the frankenstorm of the century will ruin Tuesday, too. Heck, a nuclear meltdown would probably screw up the entire week.
The Energy Information Administration estimates that there is 3,500 MW of solar capacity—rooftop panel arrays, big fat solar plants in the desert, concentrated solar, etc—currently laid out in the US of A.
The “most polluted lake in the world” is making the rounds on the internet, because apparently the internet decided it wanted to talk about nuclear waste-filled bodies of water. And this is one hell of a nuclear waste-filled body of water. It’s the n…
p>A funny thing happened in Oregon last week. For the first time in 22 years, the president …
So, 10% of the world's population is currently without electricity thanks to the world's largest blackout in one of the world's poorest countries, and some 5% is complaining that it can't watch the Olympics in HD in realtime on satellite TV. Whic…
You know who sucks? Thomas Edison. 'Ol boy is arguably the most undeserving "inventor" in American world history. Don't believe me? Not only is Edison believed to have lifted plans for his most famous reveal, the light bulb, from…